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Keroxen festival heads to Lanzarote for the first time 

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Artists from up to eight different nationalities will travel to Lanzarote on May 4th, 5th and 6th when the Keroxen Lanzarote 2017 festival is celebrated on the island.

Creators from Peru, Malaysia, Japan, USA, Great Britain, Ireland and Spain will meet at the CIC El Almacén for this first edition of this meeting of experimental contemporary art outside the island of Tenerife.

True to the spirit with which it was born in 2009 at the El Tanque cultural centre in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Keroxen Lanzarote will bring together innovative artists in disciplines as diverse as poetry, music, audiovisual montages, mapping, plastic arts, silkscreen, performances, photography, cabaret, etc.

Described by its director, Néstor Torrens, as a festival of “new frequencies”, Keroxen is a “daring proposal, involving a multitude of creators and artists of different arts, with the common nexus of are trying to renew the language of their respective disciplines.”

“The goal, as it happened in Tenerife, is none other than to make El Almacén a meeting point for artists and the public with the most innovative proposals being made at an international level,” concluded the director during the presentation.

Minister of Culture of the Cabildo de Lanzarote, Óscar Pérez, said Keroxen was committed to the latest trends in new artistic trends.

Councillor for culture of the Cabildo said two artists of the island, actress Yuri Fontes and musician Nicolas Hernández, would be taking part.

An avant-garde and eclectic musical selection is the beacon of the three-day programme in which styles such as rock, electronic, folk music and rhythms from all corners of the world and from several points of the Spanish geography will ring: Andalusia , Madrid, Barcelona included,